English Choral Music: Howells

English Choral Music: Howells
Director of Music: 
Christopher Robinson
Organ Scholar: 
Ian Farrington
Release date: 
October 1999
Record label: 
Naxos
Catalogue number: 
8.554659
Track list
  1. Magnificat (St Paul's Service)
  2. Nunc dimittis (St Paul's Service)
  3. Like as the hart
  4. Paean for Organ
  5. Requiem
  6. Long, long ago
  7. Office of Holy Communion (Collegium Regale)
  8. Rhapsody No. 3 for Organ
  9. Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing

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Recorded on
30 June 2019
  • Responses and Preces: Leighton
  • Psalm 148 (Robinson)
  • Fayrfax: Magnificat Regale
  • Nunc Dimittis primi toni
  • Weir: Vertue
  • Hymns 383 (omit v. 3), 401 (omit v. 3)
  • Voluntary: J.S. Bach Fugue in E flat major (BWV 552ii)​

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